90 days to 180 days to apply for post-graduate work permit. -Have one year to get work permit based.
Gap= matching employers
Study and stay program (only 40 reunited)
What other Solutions across Canada?
(ministry of children & youth services - Ontario)
wage subsidies = need to have PR.
Not enough Social Services = focus on international student office focused on recruitment only to who are there to help.)
Grew ⅓ in 3 years but still only 1 person still hired.
Currently only 2 people for 1200 people.
Logistics an academic too much.
People want to work with International students to meter and create businesses.
Lower net worth requirement
Full-time students only to apply for postgraduate permit
What are rules and how do we let them know as early as possible( pre-arrived)
Employment gap could there be wage subsidies for international students?
Connections outside of post-secondary bubble.
How can we provide social support integration more support. Buddy proper for second and third year.
Mentorship international student advocate help create community
Create international student Advocate at the HC & UPEI
Actually have more employees working the international services for students on the ground.
Pre-arrival information or institutions and PEI.
Permit Focus- students falling through cracks.
International grad entrepreneur stream = so grads can start business.
Best practices mission to look at International grad retention work in Nova Scotia, Ontario Etc.
Pathway in programs at post-secondary
Create other training and education programs.
Province needs to make more investment more Frontline workers at post-secondary office immigration and Pei association for international students working together funding opportunities / boost economy.
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